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“Great place to visit in family”
Review of Zoo Zurich

Zoo Zurich
Ranked #5 of 212 things to do in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: «People who know animals will protect them.» Up above the city of Zurich, spanning a surface of approximately 27 hectares, is Switzerland’s largest and most frequently visited cultural and educational institution: Zoo Zurich. The popular nationwide excursion destination wants to get people interested in animals and encourage them to play an active role in nature conservation and the protection of species.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Lockers / storage, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Food available for purchase
San Salvador, El Salvador
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“Great place to visit in family”
Reviewed October 20, 2012

There is a wide variety of beautiful animals, great habitats and useful informative signs. Also it counts with a cafeteria that sells different kind of food

Visited August 2012
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“Great zoo”
Reviewed October 13, 2012

Great place to see animals up close. Seemed like some of the big cats weren't there when we visited (even though there was no note mentioning it), but we had a close encounter (through the glass) with a tiger taking a bath. The zoo is quite large and about to be expanded further, and the variation is great. As mentioned by others, you might want to bring your own lunch.

Visited April 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
“A great zoo with lots around it too...”
Reviewed October 12, 2012

If you like gorillas and orangutans then this is the zoo for you. A great opportunity to see the, close up. I spent a good four hours there. Take a packed lunch because the catering isn't great. The zoo is a short tram ride out of town and at the same stop you'll find FIFA's HQ and Fluntern Cemetery.

Visited September 2012
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Nashotah, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great Zoo.”
Reviewed October 4, 2012

Tropic area a must.Primates in the trees,beautifully colored birds flying about,giant Tortoises close by. Many Asian Elephants @ the Zoo. 6 females,one male all eager to move to thier big new exhibit when it is finished being built. Zoo has many places to eat and has a large store. A wonderful Zoo for the whole family.

Visited October 2012
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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“Zurich Zoo worth a visit”
Reviewed September 24, 2012

The Zurich Zoo is really a must do - especially on a Sunday when the Bahnhofstrasse is closed. A great place also for kids.

Visited July 2012
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